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brother of her grandfather, m. Esther Smart. From Rumney Town Re-
cords, Daniel Brainerd, Jr., m., Jan. 22, 1777, Rebecca Blodgett. Others
who have access to the to^vn records must decide the question.

Fourth Generation. 53

20. Barzillai* Braineed {Daniel'^, Joshuo?, DanieV-) of Kum-

ney, Grafton Co., N. H.; m., June 17, 1780, Hannah
Blodgett, b. Aug. 9 or 11, 1758. He lived in Eumney,
and afterwards moved to Stewartstown, N. H. He was a
farmer and a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church.
She was from an old English family. He was in Stewarts-
town in 1793 and 1804. He was a private, in service, 12
ds., rate per month, 4L., 10s., for travel 100 ni., 2L., Is.,
8d., whole amt., 3L., 17s., 8d. Mr. Barzillai Brainard d.
Mch. 9, 1830, in Stewartstown, N. H., or Maidstone, Vt.
Mrs. Hannah (Blodgett) Braincrd d. Mch. 28, 1830.

Children :

57. i. Esther, b. Mch. 2.5, 1781, in Rumncy, N. H.

58. ii. Rachel, b. July 25, 1782, in Rumney, N. H.

iii. Hannah,* b. Apr. 10, 178.3, in Rumney, N. H. ; d. in 1808, ae.
18 yrs.; unm.

59. iv. Barzillai, b. July 11, 1786, in Rumney, N. H.

60. V. Olive, b. Dec. 5, 17t)0, in Rumney, N. H.

vi. Elizabeth, b. May 10, 1792, in Rumney, N. H. : d. May 19,

vii. Pheue. b. Nov. 14, 1795, in Stewartstown, N. H.; d. in 1808,

ae. 13 yrs.; unm.

61. viii. Joseph, b. Dec. 8, 1798, in Stewartstown, N. H.

02. ix. Jonathan, b. Apr. 30, 1801, in Stewartstown, N. H.

21. Ebenezer* Brainekd (DanieP, Joshua^, DanieP) of Rum-

ney, Grafton Co., N. H.; m., Mch. 10, 1781, Elizabeth

Estabrooks, of the same place, b. , dau. of Joseph

and Lydia ( ) Estabrooks, of Eumney. He

was in Colebrook, in 1799. He was in the Eevolutionary
War, in the Battle of Bunker Hill. Ebenezer Brainerd,
private, enlisted July 6, disc. Oct. 27, 1780, in N. H. Eegt.
of Militia. He enlisted again about June 9, 1813, disc.
Oct. 6. 1813, Lebanon. N. H. ; Capt.. Edward Francis.

Mrs. Elizabeth (Estabrooks) Brainerd d. . Mr.

Ebenezer Brainerd d. .

Children :
i. Susannah, b. Jan. 6, 1783, in Rumney, N. H.
ii. Anna, b. Mch. 10, 1785, in Rumney, N. H.

22. Rhoda* Brainerdj (DanieP, Joshua^, Daniel^) of Eumney,

Grafton Co., IS!". H., m. Eichard Smart. He lived in

South Boston, Mass. Mr. Eichard Smart d. .

Mrs. Ehoda (Brainerd) Smart d. .

Smart children:
i. Louise, b. in Rumney, N. H.

ii. Richard, b. about 178.5, in Rumney, N. H. He was a mer-
chant in Bangor, Me.

* For Hannah, one person gave the name of Elizabeth, b. May 10, 1784,
and Hannah, b. May 10, 1793. Records vary.

f One report said Rhoda Brainerd married John Haynes.
J — 41

54: Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

23. Adonijah^ BiiAiNERD {EleazBi^, Joshua^, DanieP) of East
Haddam, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m. Miriam Church, dau.
of Thomas Church of Hartford. He lived in Hartford,
Conn., in 1791. He served 22 days as one of the Lexing-
ton alarm men, Apr., 1775. He enlisted Aug. 1, '77,
served 3 yrs. from Haddam, Conn. Sergt. ISTov. 1, '78,
in Capt. Horton's Co., Eegt. of " Artificers." Among
the Continental organizations authorized by Congress in
'77, was a corps of "Artificers," etc. The Regt. was at
Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth, and other fields.
Mr. Adonijah Brainerd d. Mch. 13, 1799, ae. 42 yrs., or
Meh. 12, 1798, ae. 62 yrs., by letter. Mrs. Miriam
(Church) Brainerd d. Nov. 14, 1833.

Children :

63. i. Charles, b. Dec. 11, 1786, in Hartford, Conn.

ii. Polly or Mary, b. Dec. 14, 1788, in Hartford, Conn.; d. Mch.

16, 1859, ae. 70 yrs.

iii. George, b. ; probably d. young.

iv. A child, b. ; bapt. in Hartford, North Ch., Oct., 1794;

d. Oct. 22, 1794, ae. 3 yrs.
V. Sally, b. • ; probably d. ae. 16 yrs., in Hartford, Conn.

In paper of May 31, 1810.

64. vi. George, b. about 1797 or 1798, in Hartford, Conn.

65. vii. Horace Curtis, b. Dec., 1799, in Hartford, Conn.

24. Dorothy* Brainerd* (Eleazei^, Joshua^, DanieV-) of East

Haddam, Middlesex Co., Conn. ; m., Dec. 20, 1797, Capt.

John Whittlesey, b. , son of Duen Whittlesey. It

is supposed he came from Saybrook. He was a seafaring
man. He built the house where Alfred Gates lived, in
1800. "Capt. John Wliittlesey was published to the ami-
able Miss Dolly Brainerd, Dec. 17, 1797," in East Had-
dam. Capt. John Whittlesey d. soon. Mrs. Doro-
thy (Brainerd) Whittlesey d. June 22, 1825, ae. 55 yrs.

No children.

25. Asa* BR^i^iNERD {Eleaset^, Joshua', Daniel^) of *East Had-

dam, Middlesex Co., Conn. ; m. Clarissa Lewis, b. Sept. 26,
1770, dau. of Samuel and Dorcas (Smith) Lewis, of Had-
dam, Conn. He lived in East Haddam and was capt. of a
vessel. He was Ensign in 1807, in 23d Eegt., 7th Brigade,
Seth Overton, Lieut.-Col., Commandant. He was a sea-
faring man, and as he attended the Baptist services held
in the school house, on one occasion a good deal of regret
was expressed, because the minister had failed to come.
A brother was called upon to offer prayer, he did so, but
no sooner had he closed his prayer, when Capt. Asa

* The late Charles H. Brainerd of Hartford, Conn., said he did not know
that Dorothy Brainerd was ever married. This record was from the late
D. W. Patterson, of Newark Valley, N. Y.

Fourth Generation. 55

sprang to lus feet and remarked "that he didn't think they
need feel any regret at all that they hadn't a minister,
for that was ad — d good prayer, and they couldn't have
bettered it if they'd had a minister." Mrs. Clarissa
(Lewis) Brainerd d. Aug. 11, 1825, ae. 56 yrs. Mr. or
Capt. Asa Brainerd d. Aug. li, 1834, ae. 61 yrs.

i. Oliver, b. Mch. 16, 1704. iu East Haddani, Conn.

Timothy^ Bkainaed* {Timothy^, Joshua^, DanieV) of East
Haddam, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., Nov. 20, 1777, Jemi-
ma Holiburd (by descendants sakl to be Hollister), if so,
dau. of Gideon and Kachel (Talcott) Hollister. Mrs.
Jemima (Hollister) Brainard d. in Fair Haven, Vt., in
the epidemic of 1812, Dec. 5, in her 62d yr. He m.
(2) Mrs. Esther ( ) (Able) Squires. She is said

to have had a child of the name of Charles Able, and
another of the name of Azur Squiers. He is said to have
served in the Eevolutionary War as a Lieutenant under
Gen. Wadsworth. He was a fanner and went from East
Hartford, Conn., to Fair Haven, Vt., in 1787, and to
Elizabethtowu, N. Y., in 1817. He purchased land which
Josiah Squiers, of Greenfield, had improved and been
allowed by the proprietor to exempt and lived in the place
till 1817. The Brainards are said to have raised the only
seed corn in town, in the cold summer of 1816. Dea.
Brainard d. in Elizab ithtown, N. Y., Nov. 11, 1824, in
the 72d yr. of his age. Widow Esther ( ) (Able)

(Squiers) Brainard d. Jan. 31, 1847, ae. 35 yrs., in Eliza-
bethtown, N. Y.

Children :
i. Timothy, b. July 27, 1779.
ii. David, b. Feb. 18, 1782.

69. iii. Jemima, b. Feb. 2, 1784.

70. iv. Abigail, b. June 10, 1786.

71. V. John, b. Jan. 1, 1789, in Fair Haven, Vt.

vi. Samuel, b. Aug. 14, 1791, in Fair Haven, Vt.; d. Aug. 21 or 27,

72. vii. Lydla, b. Nov. 13, 1793, in Fair Haven, Vt.

73. viii. Charles Hollister, b. Aug. 11, 1797, in Fair Haven, Vt.

27. Mary* Br-\ineed {Timothy^, Joshua?, Daniel}) of East
Haddam, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m.. May 15, 1777, Eph-
raim Puller, b. Dec. 27, 1753, in East Haddam, son of
Ephraim and Sarah (Beckwith) Fuller of the same place.
Mrs. Mary (Brainerd) Fuller d. July 22, 1819, ae. 64 yrs.
Mr. Ephraim Fuller d. Dec. 9, 1838. ae. 84 yrs.

* I have not positive proof that Timothy's record belongs here, neither
of Mary or Phebe, his sisters, but as there" are no other names to answer
for them I have placed tliem licre.

^ Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

Fuller children :

i. Ephraim, b. ; bapt. Mch. 14, 1779, in Hadlyme, Conn.

ii. Bbainebd, b. ; bapt. June 5, 1780, in Hadlyme, Conn.

iii. Maby, b. July 6, 1782, in Hadlyme, Conn.

28. Phebe* Bhainerd (Timothy^, Joshua?, Daniel'-) of Glaston-
bury, Hartford Co., Conn., ni. Mch. 20, 1782, Nehemiah

Strickland, b. . He lived in Eastburj', now East

Glastonbury, Conn., and was a farmer. Mr. Nehemiah
Strickland d. . Mrs. Phebe (Brainerd) Strick-
land d. .

Strickland children:

Nehemiah, b. — , in Eastburv, Conn. ; bapt. Jan. 26, 1783.

A dan., b. , in Eastbury, 'Conn. ; d. Jan. 18, 1786.

TiMOTnT Brainerd, b. , in Eastbury, Conn.; bapt. Aug.

2, 1789.

David, b. , in Eastbury, Conn.; bapt. July 1, 1792.

Betty, b. , in Eastbury, Conn.; bapt. Feb. 5, 1798.

Fifth Generation. 57


29. Joshua^ Brainerd {Joshua.*, Joshua!^, Joshua^, Daniel^) of

Livingston Co., I^f. Y. ; m., June 12, 1791, Amanda Caul.
Mrs. Amanda (Caul) Brainerd d. soon after the birtli of
her child. Mr. Joshua Brainerd d. in Livingston Co.,
N. Y.

This Joshua Brainerd enlisted, when a mere youth, in
the Eevolutionary Army for a short period, and was sta-
tioned at Eoxbury, in Litchfield Coimty,* where in camp
he was taken violently ill with typhoid fever, and was
taken to a house near the camp for treatment, and shortly
after that time it was reported that he was dead and the
military forces were moved away from Eoxbury, and the
general belief, from reports and rumors at his home, was
that he had died. This, however, was not the fact. He
lingered along between life and death for some weeks,
and then slowly recovered his health.

About that time he met with a ])aity who were bound
upon a hunting and trapping expedition into the wilds of
northern New York, and-he joined with them, and they
engaged in the fur business. He was living in the wilder-
ness, and in those davs there were no mails in that part
of the county, and no railroads and telegraphs, and he
did not correspond with his family and they believed that
he had died at Eoxbury as was reported at the time.

74. i. Daniel, b. May 9, 1792, in Living.ston Co., N. Y.

30. Charity^ Braixerd {Joshua!', J osliva^, Joshua?, DanieV-) of

East Haddam, Middlesex Co.. Conn.; m., June 6, 1790,
Oliver Warner, b. Apr. 30, 176.5, son of Joseph and Eliza-
beth (Cone) Warner, of East Haddam. He was a far-
mer in that place. Mr. Oliver Warner d. Apr. 13 or 30,
1828, in his 62d yr. Mrs. Charity (Brainerd) Warner
d. Apr. 13, 1839, ae. 71 yrs., 8 mos., 9 ds.

Warner children :

i. Elizabeth, b. Apr. 6, 1791, in East Haddam, Conn.; ni.,
about Oct. 7, 1817. Thomas Moseley, son of Hon. Jonathan
Ogden Moseley. She d. Sept. 16, 1842.

ii. Charity, b. Meh. 20, 1793, in East Haddam, Conn.; d. June
7, 1821, ae. 28 yrs.

• Probably should be Suffolk Co., Mass. Rev. D. D. Field said in the
Brainerd Genealogy, that it was believed that he died at Roxbury, Mass.

58 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

iii. Olivee, b. Sept. 26, 1795, in East Haddam, Conn.; m.. May 29,

1822, Elizabeth Ann Blakesley, b. Aug. 18, 1801, dau. of

Rev. Solomon and Ann (Chapman) Blakesley. She d.

Jan. 8, 1868. He d. Mch. 27, 1876.
iv. Electa, b. Jan. 23, 1798, in East Haddam, Conn.; m. about

June 20, 1820, Abner C. Smith. She d. Apr. 24, 1824, ae.

26 yrs.
k son, b. Nov. 11, 1800, in East Haddam, Conn.; d. Nov. 13,

Abbt, b. Apr. 20, 1802, in East Haddam, Conn.; d. Jan. 16,

1891; unm.
Obin, b. Sept. 3, 1805, in East Haddam, Conn.; m., Dec. 8,

1830, Matilda Ann Willey, dau. of Ethan Allen Willey.

Col. Orin Warner d. July 27, 1876.
viii. Clarissa, b. Sept. 28, 1808, in East Haddam, Conn.; d. in

1889 or 1890.

31. Susannah^ Beainerd {Joshua*, Joshua^, Joshua?, DanieF)
of East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., Apr. 21,
1796, Daniel Emmons, Jr., b. June 21, 1765, son of Dan-
iel and Mary (Cone) Emmons, of Millington Soe., East
Haddam. He was a college educated man, but followed
fanning as a business. Mr. Daniel Emmons, Jr., d. Dec.
22, 18.34, ae. 69 yrs., and vas buried in the Warner yard.
Mrs. Susannah (Brainerd) Emmons d. Mch. 1, 1849, ae.
78 yrs., and was buried in Turkey Hill Cemetery, in Had-
dam, Conn.

Emmons children :

i. Joshua Bbaineed, b. Feb. 28, 1798, in Millington Soc, Conn.;
m., Oct. 12, 1820, Ann Osborn Crowell, dau. of Samuel
Crowell. She d. Jan. 7, 1835. He m. (2), Feb. 21, 1836,
Olive Harding. Ch. bv "the first marriage: 1. Clarissa
Crowell. b. Dec. 10, 1823; d. Dec. 18, 1823. 2. Joseph
Brainerd, b. Nov. 24, 1825; m., Dec. 5, 1847, Laura A.
Chapman. He d. Feb. 11, 1906. 3. Samuel Crowell, b.
Sept. 24, 1S28. 4. Clarissa Ackley, b. July 19, 1830. 5.
Mary Russell, b. Jan. 22, 1832; she was adopted by Sam-
uel Richardson Brainerd, of Haddam, Conn., who was of
James' line. 6. Charles Henry, b. Dec. 1, 1833. Ch. by
the second marriage: Five.

ii. Daniel Chapman, b. Mch. 4, 1801, in Millington Soc, Conn.;
m. . He m. (2), Nov. 7, 1860, Julia Kelsey, of Had-
dam, Conn. He was a farmer in Turkey Hill district, Had-
dam, Conn. He d. Mch. 21, 1862, ae. 61 yrs., 17 ds. Ch.:

1. George, b. : d. Nov. 4, 1847, ae. 17 yrs. 2. Han-
nah, b. ; m. Hosmer Smith. She d. May 9, 1869,

ae. 32 yrs.

iii. William Diodate, b. Aug. 20, 1805, in Millington Soc, East
Haddam, Conn. ; m. Hannah Ely, dau. of John and Eliza
beth (Crook) Ely. He d. about Mch. 31, 1850. Ch.: 1
Susan, b. Jan. 12, 1826; m., Jan. 1850, Chester Case, b
Oct. 18, 1820, at Manchester, Conn., son of Joseph and
Caroline (Risley) Case. Ch.: i. Leander E., b., 1850,

2. Elizabeth, b. Nov., 1827. 3. John W., b., 1829. 4

Sally Maria, b. -; d., ae. 6 mos. 5. Ann Osborn. 6

Laurestin. 7. Abby Ann. S. A dau., b. ; d

. 0. Whitmore, b. .

iv. George Cone, b. Apr. 1, 1812, in Millington Soc, East Had
dam. Conn.; d. about Feb. 21, 1836; imni.

Fifth Generation. 59

32. HuLDAH^ Braineed {Joshua?, Joshua?, Joshua-, Daniel^)

of East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., Apr. 10, 1808,
Eichard Brooks, b. Aug. 28, 1777, son of Samuel and
Ehoda (Beckwith) Brooks, of Lyme, Conn. He was a
farmer at Comstock's Ferry, Hadlyme, town of Lyme.
Mr. Eichard Brooks d. Dec. 21, 1861. at Comstock's Ferry.
Mrs. Huldah (Brainerd) Brooks d. Dec. 23, 1867, at
the same place.

Brooks children :

i. Richard V., b. Mch. 14, 1809, in Hadlyme, Conn.: d. Mch. 28,
1859. He m., Oct. 7, 1832, Harriet Daniel, of East Had-
dam, Conn. He d. Mch. 29, 1859, ae. 50 yrs.

ii. Samuel, b. Sept. 22, 1811, in Hadlyme, Conn.

iii. Augustus Olmsted, b. Jan. 20, 1824. in Hadlyme, Conn. He
m.. May 17, 1848, Lucy D. Tooker, b. July 22, 1830, in
Hamburg, Conn., dau. of Niles Hervey and Lucy (Darrow)
Tooker. She d. Oct. 13, 1902. He enlisted in Co. F, 26th
Regt. of Conn. Vols., in the Civil War, and served about 9
mos. He d. July 9, 1863, in the Hospital at Baton Rougej
La.; res.. East Haddam, Conn. His widow lived with her
dau. in Hartford, Conn. Ch. : 1. Marion, b. Aug. 26,
1850; m., Aug. 8, 1873, Edmund Browne, son of Edmund
and Miranda (Gritman) BrowTie, of Long Island, N. Y.
He is a contractor and builder in Hartford. Ch.: i.
Marion Brooks, b. May 28, 1874. ii. George E., b. Sept.
16, 1876; d. June 16^ 1888. iii. Florence Belle, b. Dec.
19, 1881. iv. Robert Henry, b. Feb. 1883. v. Clarence
Herbert, b. Apr. 6, 1885. vi. Grace, b. Mch. 2, 1888. 2.
Niles, b. Dec. 1, 1853.

33. Mehitable^ Braineed (Amasa*, Josiah^, Josiah-, DanieV)

of East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Conn. ; m., Nov. 1, 1789,
Calvin Spencer, b. Oct. 8. 1765, son of Stephen and
Joanna (Crocker) Spencer, of Lyme, Conn. He was a
fanner in East Lyme, now Flanders, Conn.

He died a martyr to the respect of the feelings of his
neighbors. A vessel brought the dead body of one of his
neighbors to the wharf at New London, Conn. No one
was willing to risk their lives by attempting to bury it, as
they were afraid he died a victim of yellow fever, which
proved to be correct. He remarked to his wife that his
neighbor deserved a decent burial and he should have one
too. " Ho with the assistance of Mr. Eyan and two other
neighbors went to New London, obtained the body and
dug the grave. In less than four days both himself and
Mr. Eyan were dead. Each left large families ; crops were
short, nearly all of the men were engaged in the War of
1812 : not enough men at home to harvest the crops,
women must both sow and reap. Soldiers frequently
landed at New London and raided for supplies. The
suffering for food from these causes combined was hard
to contend with. Mrs. Spencer lived through these trials
bravely, and brought up each of h^r seven children so

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that all lived respetted in thtir several communities and
died in full assurance of a blessed life beyond. Her
children were very devoted to her. She was called " A
Mother in Israel," and her advice was frequently sought
by ministers from all parts of this state. She died at
the house of her son, Dea. Elijah Spencer, of Moodus,
Conn., where she had lived for 25 yrs. previous to her
death. She retained her faculties till the last, loved
and respected by all who knew her. Mr. Calvin Spencer
d. Mch. 31, 1813. Mrs. Mehitable (Brainerd) Spencer
d. Sept. 2, 1851, ae. 85 yrs., 7 mos., at Moodus, Conn.

Spencer children :

Nancy, b. Apr. 20, 1791, in East Lyme, Conn.; d. Oct. 3, 1831,

ae. 40 yrs.; unm.
Hope, b. Jan. 16, 1793, in East Lyme, Conn.; m., June 16, or
.July 14, 1824, Jonathan Sisson. She d. Feb. 4, 1865. Ch.:

1. John, m. Catherine Sluman. Ch.: 1. John.

i. Jedidah, b. Aug. 29, 1794, in East Lyme, Conn.; ni., Sept. 2,
1824, Ladoc D. Beckwith. She d. Dec. 25, 1871. He d.
Oct. 2, 1873. He lived at East Lyme. Ch.: 1. Enoch.

2. Julia, m. Dea. Morse.

. Calvin, b. Apr. 7, 1796, in East Lyme, Conn., m.. May 21, 1820,
Fanny Miner. She d. June 12, 1872. He d. Aug. 26, 1874.
Ch.: 1. Calvin William. 2. John. 3. Fanny. 4. Ste-
phen. 5. Elizabeth.
Elijah, b. Dec. 26, 1798, in East Lyme, Conn., m., Sept. 5,
1824, Mary Bigelow, b. Jan. 6, 1803, dau. of Dea. John Bige-
low, of Colchester, Conn. He d. Nov. 24, 1861. She d. Mch.
17, 1860. Ch.: 1. Charles Thaddeus, b. Feb. 23, 1826,
m. .Wealthy Rich; res., Moodus, Conn. He d. Jan. 5, 1861.
Ch.: i. Thaddeus Rich. ii. Amelia Nancy, iii. Harriet
Sophia. 2. Harriet, b. Aug. 2, 1827, d. Nov. 22, 1842.

3. Caroline Elizabeth, b. Feb. 16, 1830, m., Nov. 27, James
E. Emmons; res. Moodus. She d. Apr. 21, 1864. Ch.:
i. Charles E. ii. Gertrude Elizabeth. 4. Thomas Elijah,
b. June 18, 1834, m., Sept. 10, Mary Theresa Burnett; res.
Florence, Fremont Co., Col. Ch.: i. Katy. ii. Laura. 5.
Mary Mehitable, b. Sept. 26. 1837, m., Nov. 23, 1863, George
Wakeman; res. Moodus, Conn. Ch.: i. Mary Virginia,
b. Jan. 30, 1865. ii. Arthur Elijah, b. Apr. 11, 1873.
iii. Violet Mehitable, b. May 7, 1877. 6. Israel, b. Jan. 1,
1842, d. Jan. 1, 1842. 7. Nancy Maria, b. Dec. 9, 1843,
d. Sept. 29, 1877.

. Chaeles M., b. Nov. 20, 1800, in East Lyme, Conn., m., Oct.
21, 1824, Julia W. Ryan. He d. Apr. 17, 1879. Ch.: 1.
Nancy. 2. James R. .3. Charles Henry. 4. Joseph
Sluman, of Lumber City, Tilfar Co., Ga. 5. Julia Ma-

i. Betsey, b. May 19, 1803, in East Lyme, Conn., m., Sept. 5,
1831, Griswold Miner. She d. Mch. 14, 1849. Ch.: 1.
Ann Eliza, b. Apr. 20, 1837, m. Jlr. Chapman. Ch.: i.
Daniel G. ; res. Hartford, Conn., a merchant, ii. A child.

ii. Sluman, b. May 11, 1805, in East Lyme, Conn., d. Nov. 11,

34. Chevers^ Br.\inerd (Amasa.*, Joshua?, Joslnia^. Daniel^)
of East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., Sept. 10,
1795. Martha or Patty Champion, b. Apr. 17, 1773, dau.

Fifth Generation. • ^1

of Israel and Mehitable (Fuller) Champion, of East
Haddam. Mrs. Martha (Champion) Brainerd d. Mch.
13, 1814, ae. 40 yrs., 10 mos., 23 ds., on Sunday
morning. He m. (3), Oct. 15, 1814, Jerusha (Corn-
wall) Lord, b. July 1, 1776, dau. of Nathaniel and Jeru-
sha (Foote) Cornwall, of Portland, Conn., and widow of
William Lord, to whom she was married Apr. 20, 1803.
He was Ensign in 34th Regt., 7th Brigade, in 1802. His
name was presented with others for the formation of the
Epis. Ch. in East Haddam, where he resided. He was
a farmer. He was deputy sheriff from 1805 to 1818 in-
clusive; tax collector, Nov. 12, 1810; and representative
from East Haddam to the General Assembly in 1816, '18,
and '19, and commissioner on ferries in 1834. Jan. 8,
1794, he became a member of the Coliunbia Lodge, No. 26,
at the time of its installation. Mrs. Jerusha (Cornwall)
(Lord) Brainerd d. Nov. 5, 1854, ae. 83 yrs., 4 mos., 4
ds. Mr. Chevers Brainerd d. June 28, 1864, ae. 95 yrs.,
10 mos., 2 ds.

Children by the first marriage:

A son, b. Nov. 18, 1803, in East Haddam, Conn.; d. Nov. 18,

A son, b. July 1, 1805, in East Haddam, Conn.; d. July 2,
i. LucRETiA, b. Jlch. 20, 1807, in East Haddam, Conn.; d. Apr.
11, 1887, ae. 80 yrs., 21 ds. She was many years a teacher
in both family schools and seminaries, in La. Her last
days were spent at her home in East Haddam. She left
a legacy of $3,000, to the Ladies Aid Soc, connected with
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church of East Haddam, and
$2,000 to the Warden and Vestryman, the income of which
is to aid in the support of preaching in the church.
75. iv. Martha, b. Apr. 19, 1809, in East Haddam. Conn.

v. lilARY Matilda, b. Feb. 22, 1812, in East Haddam, Conn.; d.
Aug. 26, 1886, ae. 74 yrs., 6 mos., 4 ds.

Children by the second marriage:
vi. Jerusha, b. July 28, 1815, in East Haddam, Conn.; d. Feb.

18, 1818.
vii. Chevers, b. Nov. 7, 1817, in East Haddam, Conn.; d. Oct.

13, 1818.
viii. Jedtoah, b. Oct. 1, 1819, in East Haddam, Conn.; d. Aug.

10, 1844, ae. 24 yrs.
ix. Sarah, b. Mch. 16, 1821, in East Haddam, Conn. She was

considered the village belle in her youth. She d. Jan. 2,

1840, ae. 18 yrs., 9 mos., 16 ds.

35. Betsey^ Brainerd (Amasa?, Joshua?, Joshua?, DameV-) of
East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Conn. ; m., Mch. 31, 1791,
Ephraim Warner, b. Apr. 19, 1767, son of Joseph and
Elizabeth (Cone) Warner, of East Haddam. He
was a farmer in East Haddam. Mrs. Betsey (Brainerd)
Warner, d. July 21, 1807, ae. 36 yrs., 11 mos., 2 ds. He
m. (2'), Elizabeth Gardner, and had four or five children.
Mr. Ephraim Warner d. .

Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

Warner children :

Ephbaim, b. , in East Haddani, Conn.; bapt. July 5,

1795, in Epis. Cli.; m., May 12, 1822, Mary Spencer, in
Millington, Conn. He d. in Marlborough, Conn. Ch. :

Amasa, b. , in East Haddam, Conn.; bapt., July 5,

1795, in Epis. Ch.; settled in Kentucky; imm.

George, b. , in East Haddam, Conn.; bapt., June 26,

1796; m. Diana Burnell, of Madison, Conn.; three sons d. at
Middletown, Conn.

'. Dyer, b. • ■ — , in East Haddani, Conn.; was murdered in


Ansel, b. , in East Haddam, Conn.; m. Mary An n

Clark, dau. of Noah Clark; settled in Haddam, Conn., and
d. there. Ch.: Three sons.

i. William, b. June 25, 1800, in East Haddam, Conn.; m., 1837,
Lydia Ray, of Haddam, Conn. Ch.: Four.

ii. Betsey Ann, b. May 31, 1805, in East Haddam, Conn.; m.,
Apr. 8, 1827, Guy Davenport, of Canterbury, Conn. She
d. Apr. 25, 1880. Ch.: 1. Charles, b. Oct. 14, 1830, in
Norwich, Conn.; d. Aug. 14, 1832. 2. Betsey Jane, b.
Sept. 9, 1833. at Norwich, Conn.; m., Sept. 15, 1852, Charles
A. Taylor, in Chieopee Falls, Mass. She d. Sept. 11,
1868. Ch.: i. Charles Davenport, b. Apr. 13, 1855, d.
Aug. 5, 1856. ii. Carrie Mabel, b. Sept. 30, 1857, d. Nov.
29, 1864. iii. Elizabeth Davenport, b. June 15, 1866, d.
Aug. 14, 1888. iv. Jane Davenport, b. Aug. 16, 1868,
3. Elizabeth Ann, b. May 18, 1836, in Kinsman, Ohio;
m., Nov. 27, 1857, in Cliicopee Falls, Mass., James K.
Lombard, of Springfield, Mass. She was living about 1890,
at Darien, Conn.; her husband being rector Emeritus of St.
Paul's church, in Fairfield, Conn. Ch.: i. Jane Daven-
port, b. Oct. 31, 1861, d. Mch. 4. 1864. ii. Guy Davenport,
b. Jan. 11, 1873, in Northampton, Mass.

iii. A son, b. about July 20, 1807, in East Haddam, Conn.; d.
Julv 20, 1807, and was buried with his mother.

36. Anne° BR.iiNEED (Amasd^, Joshua', Joshua^, Daniel^) of
East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., about 1793,
Benjamin Cone, b., 1766, son of Martin and Rebecca
(Spencer) Cone, of Derby, Conn. He was a farmer in
Derby. Mr. Benjamin Cone d. in 1802. Mrs. Anne
(Brainerd) Cone d. Aug. 17, 1818, ae. 46 yrs., 1 mo.,
18 ds.

Cone children :

i. Martin, b. 1793, in East Haddam, Conn.

ii. Rebecca, b. 1795, in East Haddam, Conn.; m. Isaac Ackley.
Ch.: 1. A son, d. in infancy. 2. Sarah Brainerd;
m.. Oct. 29, 1862, John Bigelow Gelston.

iii. Betsey, b. 1797, in East Haddam, Conn.; drowned in Con-
necticut River.

iv. Amasa Brainerd. b. 1799, in East Haddam, Conn.; m. Han-
nah Gurley Dimmoek. He d. in 1855. She d. 1897, in
Mansfield, Conn., ae. 95 yrs.

V. Anna, b. — , in East Haddam, Conn.; d. young.

Fifth Generation.


37. Dyer° Briineed {Amasa*, Joshua?, Joshua?, Daniel^) of
East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., Jan. 25, 1811,
Sarah Seymour, b. June 6, 1787, dau. ot Samliel and

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